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close this bookEthnoveterinary Medicine in Asia - General Information (IIRR, 1994, 145 p.)
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Glossary of english and botanical names

This glossary lists plants mentioned in the manuals that are known widely by their common English name. Further information on each plant and a full list of other plants mentioned in the manuals can be found in the Glossary of medicinal plants, page 49.

avocado
Persea americana

banana
Musa sp.

barley
Hordeum sativum

betel
Piper betle

camphor
Cinnamomum camphora

cassava
Manihot esculenta

castor
Ricinus communis

chickpea
Cicer arietinum

chilli
Capsicum annum

coconut
Cocos nucifera

cotton
Gossypium sp.

cowpea
Vigna sinensis or Vigna unguiculata

cumin
Cuminum cyminum

fennel
Foeniculum vulgare

fenugreek
Trigonella foenum-graecum

finger millet
Eleusine coracana

garlic
Allium sativum

ginger
Zingiber officinale

greengram
Phaseolus aureus

groundnut (peanut)
Arachis hypogaea

guava
Psidium gunjava

hemp
Cannabis sativa

horsegram
Dolichos uniflorus

jackfruit
Artocarpus heterophyllus

lentil
Lens esculenta

linseed
Linum usitatissimum

maize
Zea mays

mango
Mangifera indica

millet
Pennisetum typhoideum

mungbean
Phaseolus radiatus

mustard
Brassica nigra

neem
Azadirachta indica

nipa
Nypa fructicans

nutmeg
Myristica fragrans

onion
Allium cepa

palmyra palm
Borassus flabellifer

papaya
Carica papaya

pepper
Piper nigrum

pigeonpea
Cajanus cajan

pineapple
Ananas sativus

pomegranate
Punica granatum

rice
Oryza sativa

ricebean
Phaseolus calcaratus

rosewood
Dalbergia nigra

rubber
Hevea brasiliensis

sandalwood
Santalum album

sesame
Sesamum indicum

sorghum
Sorghum vulgare

soybean
Glycine max

sunflower
Helianthus annus

sweet potato
Ipomoea batatas

tamarind
Tamarindus indica

tard
Colocasia esculenta

tea
Camellia sinensis

tobacco
Nicotiana tabacum

turmeric
Curcuma longa or
Curcuma domestica

water hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes

watermelon
Citrullus lanatus

wheat
Triticum aestivum